See also 23. ART ; 170. FORM ; 315. PHOTOGRAPHY ; 352. REPRESENTATION .
- 1. a two-leafed waxed tablet for writing with a stylus.
- 2. a pair of paintings or other images on two hinged leaves.
- a three-dimensional representation in photographic form, recorded on film by a reflected laser beam of a subject illuminated by part of the same laser beam. —holograph, holography , n.
- Obsolete, imagery.
- 1. the practice of destroying images, especially those created for religious veneration.
- 2. the practice of opposing cherished beliefs or traditional institutions as being founded on error or superstition.
- 3. the doctrines underlying these practices. —iconoclast , n. —iconoclastic , adj.
- iconodule, iconodulist
- a person who worships images.
- the worship or adoration of images. Also called idolatry . —iconolater , n.
- 1. the study of images.
- 2. iconography. —iconologist , n. —iconological , adj.
- opposition to icons or other forms of sacred imagery.
- a mania for icons.
- the mental image or representation of a real person or thing. See also 182. GHOSTS ; 309. PERCEPTION .
- a type of magic-lantern show in which rapidly moving images blend, change size, etc.; hence, any series of images that move and change rapidly, as a dream. —phantasmagorial, phantasmagoric , adj.
- sciamachy, sciomachy
- battle with shadows or imaginary enemies.
- 1. an image orlikeness.
- 2. a mere image or one that does not represent the reality of the original.
- the state or quality of appearing to be greater or more than is to be found on a close examination, as an argument that has the appearance of merit but does not stand up to a close look. —specious , adj.
- symbology, defs. 1 and 2.
- 1. the study and interpretation of symbols. Also called symbolism.
- 2. representation by means of symbols. Also called symbolism.
- 3 . any system of symbols. —symbologist , n. —symbological, adj.
- an apparatus combining a telescope and the camera lucida, used for producing images of distant objects on a screen.
- a set of three paintings or images, each on a separate leaf, but hinged together.
- Bible. the worship of idols instead of God; idolatry.
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